Ginger & Rosa (2013)
March 15, 2013 (LA/NY)
Rated PG-13 for mature disturbing thematic material involving teen choices - sexuality, drinking, smoking, and for language
Two teenage girls – Ginger (Fanning) and Rosa (Englert) – are inseparable; they play truant together, discuss religion, politics and hairstyles, and dream of lives bigger than their mothers’ frustrated domesticity. But, as the Cold War meets the sexual revolution and the threat of nuclear holocaust escalates, the lifelong friendship of the two girls is shattered by the clash of desire and the determination to grow up....
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On the one hand, it's yet another coming-of-age drama set in the 1960's. On the other, it stars Elle Fanning, one of the most talented young actresses of her generation. Ginger & Rosa
capitalizes on Ms. Fanning's talent - she delivers an emotionally devastating performance - but the performance is largely squandered by a dramatically dull story. Full movie review »